Mainstream Support Ending for NAV 2017

The Fixed Lifecycle Policy applies to many commercial and some consumer products currently available through retail purchase and/or volume licensing.

It provides:

  • A defined support and servicing Lifecycle timeline at the time of product launch.
  • A minimum of five years Mainstream Support.
  • An additional period of Extended Support for some products.

For more information on the Fixed Lifecycle policy, click here

Mainstream Support is the first phase of the product lifecycle. At the supported service pack level, Mainstream Support for products and services includes *:

  • Incident support (no-charge incident support, paid incident support, support charged on an hourly basis, support for warranty claims)
  • Security update support
  • The ability to request non-security updates

The Extended Support phase follows Mainstream Support. At the supported service pack level, Extended Support includes:

  • Paid support 4
  • Security updates at no additional cost
  • Ability to request non-security fixes for select products, for eligible Unified Support customers. 5
NAV life cycle
The image above lists the support status for previous NAV versions. It’s worth noting that mainstream support has already ended for Dynamics NAV 2009 to 2016 and it will ended for NAV 2017 in January of 2022.
    If you are interested in upgrading to Business Central, click here For information on our support services, please click here

    On-Demand Webinar

    The New Features of D365 Business Central and Upgrading from NAV

    In a recent live event, we explored 6 of the many features from the latest release of Business Central. Wave 2 of 2021 focuses on increasing end-user productivity. We also covered everything you need to know about upgrading your ERP from NAV to D365 Business Central.

    Below are the features we explained in this webinar:

    • Microsoft Teams Integration
    • Group G/L and VAT entries in posting preview
    • Document attachments on mobile devices
    • Better posting experience
    • Excel Integration Improvements
    • Item variant code on demand forecasts

    If you are interested in upgrading to Business Central, please get in touch

    You can also visit our web page for more information on upgrading.

    What’s new for the Microsoft Power Platform?

    To learn more about everything new for the Power Platform (including Power Automate, Power virtual agent, and AI builder), click here.

    Power BI
    Power BI Embedded

    • Now Power BI designers can create Power BI apps within an organization. These apps can be embedded into an organization’s websites and portals.
    • Power BI embedded allows ISVs to deploy a solution to an unlimited number of tenants.

    Power Apps

    • A new simplified app Dataverse search configuration has come for admins and model-driven app makers.
    • Introduce the new Unified and modern Power Apps designer.

    Microsoft Dataverse

    • Microsoft Dataverse search can now search through the file data type such as text in files like Word docs and PDFs.
    • Microsoft Dataverse search is now available as default for production environments.

    Windows 11 is now generally available on Azure Virtual Desktop

    Azure Virtual Desktop has become a popular cloud VDI platform to run desktops and apps in the cloud and deliver a full Windows experience to users virtually anywhere, and now Microsoft are announcing Windows 11.

    Azure Virtual Desktop still provides exclusive support for multi-session, an important option that helps you optimize costs by running multiple users on a single Azure virtual machine.

    For more information on this, click here

    What’s new for Business Central?

    For 2021 release wave 2, Business Central investments focus on helping users get to productive usage faster, whether they are new or existing customers.

    Click here to read about all the new features. We’ve also listed a few specific features below.


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    Until next time!

    The team is always ready to help if you have any queries. We’ll give you the latest updates with the next newsletter in November.